CURRENTLY ON AIR ⇒
  • The Zulu Programme
    Sat, 3:05 pm - 4:00 pm
    [ - ]

feedback@radioislam.org.za

Radio Islam Logo


((( Listen Live )))))
Radio Islam Logo


Emotional farewells as the first batch of Hujaj depart to the Holy lands

Jun 08, 2022

By Neelam Rahim

Many emotional farewells and tears at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, where the first batch of Hujaj have bid farewell to their loved ones as they left to embark on a once in a lifetime journey to the holy lands of Makkatul Mukarrama and Madina tul Munawara.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting travel, after the accreditation processes have been completed, South African Hujaj have been allowed to travel for Hajj year 1443 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the first time in two years.

Radio Islam wishing all the Hujaj a safe and accepted Haj speaks to some of the Hujaj to get a sense of their emotions as they depart.

Emotional as it is fruitful, brother Shabeer Hoosein one of the selected to travel for hajj, said, “I was overwhelmed and excited with not many words to express how I feel. From standing on the plains of Arafat and making dua to Allah SWT. My first thought of dua’s is for the Ummah as the Ummah faces many challenges. May Allah make it easy for everybody In’Sha’Allah.”

President of SAHUC Shaheen Essop says, “We await the arrival of the first Hujaj that comes into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our team is on the ground in Madinah. We will meet Hujaj at the airport. Our clinic is set up for the arrival of these Hujaj and their care during their stay.

We look forward to assisting and hosting our guests and guests of Allah SWT in the holy city of Makkatul Mukarrama. We make dua that Allah SWT grants all the Hujaj safe passage and stay Haji Maqbool Mabroor.”

ADVERTISE HERE

Prime Spot!!!

Contact:
advertisingadmin@radioislam.co.za 

Related Articles

A $2,665 fine imposed on Hajj pilgrims without a permit

A $2,665 fine imposed on Hajj pilgrims without a permit

By Neelam Rahim Saudi Arabia has announced that it'll impose a $2,665 (10,000 riyals) fine against pilgrims attempting to perform the Hajj without a permit. Saudi Arabia's general security said pilgrims must obtain a Hajj permit from the relevant entities before...

read more
British Muslims Troubled by Saudi’s New Hajj Lottery

British Muslims Troubled by Saudi’s New Hajj Lottery

By Neelam Rahim Hundreds of British Muslims who booked trips to Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj pilgrimage have described their anger and frustration at being stranded in the UK despite paying thousands of pounds for flights and hotels through a flawed Saudi...

read more

Subscribe to our Newsletter

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.